Welcome to Lilla Hyttnäs - home to one of the greatest artists Sweden has ever seen.
When Carl and Karin Larsson moved home to Sweden after several years abroad, they were given a small cabin in Sund-born by Karin's father. The cottage in Dalarna became Carl's and Karin's joint art project where their artistic talents resulted in an unusually modern and personal architecture, coloring and interior design. Through Carl's paintings, it has become one of the world's most famous homes. The light, Karin's free interior design style and the lively family life, as depicted in Carl's beloved watercolors, have become synonymous with the image of Sweden.
Now Lilla Hyttnäs invites you in and shows off in a way that has never been seen before. With Elsa Billgren as stylist, interesting texts by Ulrika Ewerman and fantastic photography by Mira Wickman, all admirers of the turn-of-the-century artists get the chance to discover their greatest work: the home.
ETT HEM gives a unique insight into one of Sweden's most famous homes. With Carl and Karin Larsson's life and artistry in focus, lifestyle expert Elsa Billgren shows how you can create the same feeling in your own home.
CARL & KARIN LARSSON were active in Sweden at the turn of the century. Their artistry worked in a strong symbiosis – among other things through her creating the environments that he then depicted. The motifs from their home Lilla Hyttnäs in Sundborn have come to represent the image of Sweden and are loved worldwide.
Author: Elsa Billgren, Ulrika Ewerman
Number of pages: 172
Release date: 2023-05-04
Collaborators: Hellman, Bea (shape) / Wickman, Mira (photo) Illustrator/Photographer Maja Sten
Dimensions: 287 x 217 x 20 mm
The team behind Ett hem
Elsa Billgren is a popular presenter, vintage expert and influencer with over 120,000 followers on Instagram and many loyal readers on her blog. She has appeared on both radio and television for popular programs such as Melodifestivalen, Äntligen hemma and Sommar i P1. She has previously published the books Inred med Vintage, Elsas husdröm and Nyckeln till hemmet.
Ulrika Ewerman grew up in Uppsala and now lives in Stockholm. She is educated at Konstfack and in 2020 published her reader- and critically acclaimed debut novel Monica Magnus 1966. In 2022 she published her follow-up novel Ormens år. Alongside his writing, Ewerman works as a freelance writer and researcher.
Mira Wickman is a popular photographer who has worked on everything from editorial shoots for publications like The Way We Play and brands like Laphroaig to documentary shoots for books like Elsa's House Dream and countless weddings. Her imagery captures the movement and subtlety of a scene.
Maja Sten is an experienced freelance illustrator. She graduated from Konstfack in 2000, after which she obtained her master's degree at the Royal College of Art in London in 2002. Since then, she has worked as an illustrator at large design and advertising agencies. She has worked with clients such as IKEA, Åhléns, Marie Claire, MTV and Svenskt Tenn.
Bea Hellman is an Art Director and designer with experience in everything from books such as Elsa's House Dream and The Key to the Home to commercial prints. In addition to her freelancing, she is also the Creative Director for the lifestyle magazine and production agency The Way We Play.
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